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immune Tweet Definition of immune Like Definition of immune on Facebook
adjective 
  1. exempt, Exempt from inclusion.
  2. (immunology) protected, Protected by inoculation.
  3. (immunology) Protected due to inate resistance to pathogens.
     
immunize Tweet Definition of immunize Like Definition of immunize on Facebook
verb (immuniz, es)
  1. (transitive) To make someone or something immune to something.
  2. (transitive) To inoculate someone, as thus produce immunity from a disease.
     
immunogenic Tweet Definition of immunogenic Like Definition of immunogenic on Facebook
adjective 
  1. that produces a reaction from the immune system; antigenic
     
immunology Tweet Definition of immunology Like Definition of immunology on Facebook
noun 
  1. (medicine) The branch of medicine that studies the body's immune system.
     
inoculate Tweet Definition of inoculate Like Definition of inoculate on Facebook
verb (inoculates, inoculating, inoculated, inoculated)
  1. (context, transitive, immunology) To introduce an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.
  2. (context, transitive, by extension) To safeguard or protect something as if by inoculation.
     
inoculation Tweet Definition of inoculation Like Definition of inoculation on Facebook
noun 
  1. (immunology) The introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.
  2. (microbiology) The introduction of a microorganism into a culture medium.
     

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